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Photographing Cornwall and Devon including Dartmoor and Exmoor


by Adam Burton

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With much of the UK’s spectacular coastline, together with endless rolling hills of patchwork countryside and the high moorland of Exmoor and Dartmoor, the South West is renowned for its beautiful landscapes and is rich with photographic potential.

Author and professional photographer Adam Burton describes 70 of the best locations in Cornwall, Devon and West Somerset for photography in this lavishly illustrated photography-location guidebook featuring 300 stunning photographs, including detailed advice on how to take great photographs. Adam Burton lives on the edge of Dartmoor, Devon.

Foreword by Mark Owen South West Coast Path National Trail Officer.

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  • Seascapes and Beaches
  • Cornish Tin Mines
  • Headlands and Cliffs
  • Villages and Harbours
  • Taverns and Inns
  • Packhorse Bridges and Megalithic Sites
  • Churches
  • Rolling Patchwork Countryside
  • Waterfalls
  • Streams
  • Mystical Woodlands
  • Granite Tors and Moorland


  • 70+ locations and 300 beautiful photographs
  • Detailed OS maps, directions, and co- ordinates for each location
  • Location accessibility notes
  • Best time of day and year including seasonal highlights
  • Sun compass
  • Photographic tips and techniques
  • Special advice on long exposures for seascape photography


  • OS style maps produced by Don Williams of Bute Cartographics are used throughout, along with lat-long co-ordinates, map co-ordinates and postal codes for each location. Access information includes whether a location is accessible by wheelchair.